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Blue Streak: The Album

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Blue Streak

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
93 minutes
performer:
Martin Lawrence, Luke Wilson, Dave Chappelle
director:
Les Mayfield
distributor:
Columbia Pictures
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a C+

A better title might be Platinum Streak, considering the talent collected here — we’re talking hip-hop heavies like Ja Rule and Foxy Brown, soul superstars Kelly Price and Keith Sweat, and slick studio Svengalis Rodney Jerkins and Swizz Beatz. Yet other than Jay-Z’s maddeningly infectious, inventive ”Girl’s Best Friend,” Blue Streak goes blue in the face trying to please every audience — a little Dirty South bass bounce here, a little East Coast rap ruckus there — resulting in a serious case of Urbanus soundtrackus genericus.